The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 27 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -10
Contract jobs citing C 16 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.98% 0.94% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.94% 1.64% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Median daily rate £424 £405 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +11.94%
C
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
134 244 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.74% 57.41% 52.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 204 133
Median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

C
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Cardiff region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Cardiff region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for C.

1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) UML
3 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) Embedded C
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) J2EE
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Requirements Management
6 3 (17.65%) Business Development
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (17.65%) QA
6 3 (17.65%) Selenium
6 3 (17.65%) IP Telephony
6 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) Wireless
6 3 (17.65%) JMeter
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) SOAP
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) OO
6 3 (17.65%) RAD
6 3 (17.65%) RUP
6 3 (17.65%) Siebel
6 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
6 3 (17.65%) LAN
6 3 (17.65%) VoIP

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) PowerExchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco IPT
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) IP Telephony
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) SNMP
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
1 3 (17.65%) VoIP
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
1 3 (17.65%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
1 3 (17.65%) GCC
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
1 3 (17.65%) JMeter
1 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
1 3 (17.65%) Rational Performance Tester
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
1 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
1 3 (17.65%) The Grinder
1 3 (17.65%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) C Software Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior C Software Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) J2EE
2 3 (17.65%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) UML
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Business Development
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Load Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
4 3 (17.65%) Project Governance
4 3 (17.65%) RAD
4 3 (17.65%) Requirements Management
4 3 (17.65%) RUP
4 3 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Embedded C
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Assembly Language
3 3 (17.65%) Groovy
3 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.76%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded C++
4 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
1 3 (17.65%) Genesys
1 3 (17.65%) NICE Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Siebel
2 1 (5.88%) Guidewire
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Informatica
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Teradata